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Geeky Hobbies: Sunday Afternoon Painting

I finished painting some more Warmachine minis for my Mercenary army this weekend. First off, a couple of solos. My mad alchemist bomber:

Gorman

A not so angry elf:

Sylys front

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Sylys back

Steelhead Riflemen unit group shot

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EDIT: to add a group shot of all my Warmachine Mercenaries. I should specify that’s painted. I’ve got a stupid number of unpainted. 🙂

Big group shot

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lucienlafayette
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Darn fine work with the 0000 brush there. I also like the addition of ground cover. Makes a nice extra touch.

Do you use a magnifier for the painting or are you, like me, so near sighted that you can practically read microfilm if you take your glasses off?

J. Wlas
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The unpainted are called the Grey Army. If the old saying about …he who has the most toys….wins….” rings true then a large grey army is viable. I’ve been painting since you were a tot and I’m a great believer that ‘possession’ is 90% of the hobby….whether the individual is a gamer like you or a historical painter who dabbles in fantasy…like me. I’ve watched you increase your skills dramatically from the early splotches of paint that made up you initial effort. I’d like to see only two things from you. 1) Better photography through better control of your lighting.… Read more »
tjic (@tjic)
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I picked up my first copy of White Dwarf magazine every yesterday (#400, featuring the WH40k Tau). Granted that they’ve got world class painters, but I also wonder how they get the pictures so luscious? There’s something just so flat about the pictures that most folks of their own minis…which seems unavoidable, when the depth of field of the features you’re shooting is 1/4″ max. Expensive lenses, probably, but I also wonder what their secrets are for lighting? I’ve got a simple $20, 2-light light box with tracing paper diffusers that I made in my workshop that I use to… Read more »
tuco
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They pay a Luscious Picture Fee that they are able to afford due to getting $10 a month for their miniatures catalog.

Jessee Scarborough
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Well done. A question though, why Warhammer? Why not historical miniatures? Check out HMGS.org.

Jessee Scarborough
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Cool games & nice folks: http://www.historicon.org/

Dennis/Knighthawk/drbindy
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Just saw this set up linked below, and can’t help but think this dio is right up your alley in more ways than one Larry. Love your “geeky hobby” posts, but only wish you’d dabble more in those custom Joes 😉

http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/521085.page

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